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Spies and stars : MI5, showbusiness and me / Charlotte Bingham.

By: Bingham, Charlotte, 1942-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019Description: 258 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1526608812; 9781526608819; 9781526608680; 1526608685.Subject(s): Bingham, Charlotte, 1942- | Great Britain. MI5 -- History -- 20th century | Great Britain. MI5 -- Officials and employees -- Biography | Authors -- 20th century -- Biography | Espionage, British -- History -- 20th century | Women authors, English -- Biography | Women novelists, English -- BiographyGenre/Form: Autobiographies.Summary: Lottie is a reluctant typist at MI5 and the even more reluctant daughter of the organisation's most illustrious spy. Now she has had the bad luck to fall in love with Harry, a handsome if frustrated young actor, who has also been press-ganged into the family business, acting as one of her father's undercover agents in the Communist hotbed of British theatre. Together the two young lovers embark on a star-studded adventure through the glittering world of theatre but, between missing files, disapproving parents, and their own burgeoning creative endeavours, life is about to become very complicated indeed.-- Back cover.
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Lottie is a reluctant typist at MI5 and the even more reluctant daughter of the organisation's most illustrious spy. Now she has had the bad luck to fall in love with Harry, a handsome if frustrated young actor, who has also been press-ganged into the family business, acting as one of her father's undercover agents in the Communist hotbed of British theatre. Together the two young lovers embark on a star-studded adventure through the glittering world of theatre but, between missing files, disapproving parents, and their own burgeoning creative endeavours, life is about to become very complicated indeed.-- Back cover.